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Understanding mental illness is one of the pressing issues of our time. Mental illness will impact all Canadians, either directly or indirectly at some point in their lives. There is a 50 % chance that mental illness will be experienced in one’s lifetime. Less than half of those experiencing mental health issues will receive help. Stigma remains the greatest barrier. And yet, there is hope, it is treatable, those who live with this experience can and do thrive.
The Thrive! Initiative seeks to answer the following:
Thrive! (Not Survive) The Thrive! Speaker Series has been created to:
THRIVE! A Mental Health Initiative
Unique to the Thrive! Series is a focus on a Strength Based approach to realizing mental health. This approach seeks to discover strengths unique to the individual and to utilize these strengths to promote mental health. The goal is to understand one’s strengths and to implement strategies to THRIVE. The goal is to develop your road map to health and active participation in your wellness.
Starting in October 2018, the Thrive! Speaker Series will host 3 interactive sessions to begin to move toward these goals.
Session 1: Date: October 16, 2018. Location: The Cotton Factory Time: 6:00 pm
Session 2: Date: November 13, 2018. Location: Time: 6:00 pm
Session 3: Date: December 4, 2019. Location: Time: 6:00 pm
Meet Our Speaker: Dr. Jarecki is passionate about empowering those living with mental illness to become active participants in their health care. She advocates for a Strength Based approach to mental health. This promotes a holistic understanding of each individual and individualized treatment. This is a lived experience for Dr. Jarecki. She has implemented the Strength Based approach to achieve personal health and wellness. Dr. Jarecki lives with the experience of Bipolar Disorder, and is an active participant in her ability to THRIVE!
She is a Psychiatrist in the Urban Core of Hamilton. Dr. Jarecki is an Assistant Professor at McMaster University. She works at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton at the West 5th Campus, practicing General Psychotherapy.
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Ideal: All entrepreneurs
Free hands-on group session that offers tools, mentoring, and peer feedback that are essential for businesses.
Listen to various business-related talks to receive education training and ensure your company’s accelerated growth.
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